Weekly Watch Focus: Watch for Prisons and Prison Reform

FRIDAY, June 1, 2018—On May 22, the U.S. House passed a bill that would bring significant reforms to our federal prison system. Currently, the U.S. has one of the highest prison populations in the world. Many inmates are the tragic product of a largely fatherless generation. As we have just witnessed the miraculous deliverance of the three Korean-American prisoners from North Korea, pray for the same Spirit of deliverance to come for the thousands of incarcerated men and women in our prisons. Many have been in the criminal justice system since their youth and are bound by greater powers than the bars of their jail cells. We ask for Holy Spirit revival to sweep across prisons in America. We ask for fresh strategies and wisdom from heaven to bring reform to our current prison system. May the Lord bring restoration, strength, and encouragement for all men and women crying out for the Lord, that they may come to know their Heavenly Father. May all those coming out be prepared to lead a productive and blessed life outside of prison.

Many prisons, inspired by our Watch of the Lord, are holding Watches within their walls. Lift up the watch leaders. Pray that every prison will have a Watch, and that God will strengthen prison ministries that are reaching out to this population. We believe there is a coming revival that will sweep through America’s prisons turning our prison system into centers of soul winning and intercession, and setting every captive free from the bonds of darkness through Jesus Christ.

Signature
 

Psalm 102:18-21, “This will be written for the generation to come, that a people yet to be created may praise the Lord. For He looked down from the height of His sanctuary; from heaven the Lord viewed the earth, to hear the groaning of the prisoner, to release those appointed to death, to declare the name of the Lord in Zion, and His praise in Jerusalem.”
 
Matthew 25:34-36, “Then the King will say to those on His right hand, ‘Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me.’”

 

 The Watch 
group-nav-div
Sidebar GIVE 200X75
Sidebar sign-up 200X75
Sidebar SHARE 200X75
“After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, ‘Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward.’” Genesis 15:1
The shepherds who watched by night experienced the light and glory of the first Christmas. May we who watch and pray experience this manifest presence and glory of the Lord this Christmas and through the New Year. Let it rise and shine through us. We com
This Sunday evening marks the beginning of the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah, marking the Jewish people’s victory over their enemies and the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem.
As we continue to celebrate Advent and the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we pray for and honor those who serve in the Armed Forces and in Law Enforcement. We bless those who serve in every branch of our military, especially for those protecting our f
Lowly, humble shepherds keeping watch in the fields outside Bethlehem were the first ones to behold the Glory of the Lord announcing the birth of our Savior.
RSS Feed for latest articles
facebook
twitter
youtube